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John Charles CLARK

Regimental number200
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller
AddressFrancis Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 5.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Esther Annie Hollom, Francis Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 January 1916
Discharge date20 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.

Returned to duty, 7 September 1915 (no details recorded: chronic diarrhoea).

Admitted to HS 'Valdivia', 14 October 1915; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 21 October 1915 (diarrhoea); to NZ&A Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 29 November 1915 (dysentery).

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Karoola', 20 January 1916; disembarked, 21 February 1916; discharged, Sydney (medically unfit), 20 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 February 1960
Place of burialBotany Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, CLARK John Charles

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